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Silicon Valley Clean Tech Speaker Series

June 7, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT

Owing to a rising preference for green products from both consumers and government agencies, demand for biodegradable and non-petroleum-based plastics is growing rapidly. Come learn how Mango Materials produces biodegradable plastics from waste biogas (methane) from wastewater treatment plants and landfills? Are such bioplastics economically competitive with conventional petroleum-based plastics? What kind of plastic does Mango Materials make? What kind of products can be made from the bioplastic? Food packaging? Water bottles? Children’s toys? Cell phone casings? Plastic bags? Learn about Mango Materials’ strategy. How and when will you be using products that came from waste methane?


Key Point Credit Union Conference Center 2805 Bowers Avenue Santa Clara, CA


From the US-101 Great America/Bowers Exit drive South towards El Camino Real. Just after you cross Central Express way turn left at the second light (Meade Avenue) into the Keypoint Credit Union parking lot.




Dr. Molly Morse is the CEO of Mango Materials. Dr. Morse is a bioplastics and biocomposites engineer, with experience in construction management. She has contributed to multiple patents in the bioplastics and biocomposites industry. Dr. Morse earned her Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, with an emphasis on anaerobic biodegradation of biocomposities for the building industry. She received her B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.

Who Should Attend

Individuals from the private and public sector looking for: Insight into how our carbon waste can be converted into biodegradable plastic Understanding the how this bio-synthesized plastic can be used to replace petroleum based plastics Insight into how a Mango Materials is creating a whole new business in plastic. Perspective on making the career transition to clean tech.